Contents tagged with production

5 June 2019

Our experts look at how the beef market is expected to perform, using the latest available data

12 December 2018

The total potato harvest is 13% down on the five-year average of 5.6m tonnes at 4.9m tonnes, according to the estimate, completed by our MI team from forms returned by growers.

13 August 2018

Understanding /meeting the contract specification and increasing the uniformity of finished pigs will help improve financial returns. This factsheet will help you review your contract, taking into account your location, pig production system and current grading.

1 March 2019

The Spring Calving Index (£SCI) is an across-breed genetic ranking index designed for UK spring block calving herds. Find out what £SCI is, how it is calculated, when to use it and the weighting between a range of production and health traits.

1 March 2019

The £PLI is a within-breed genetic ranking index designed for UK autumn block and all year round calving herds. FInd out what £PLI is, how it is calculated, when to use it and the weighting between a range of production and health traits.

22 May 2018

Known as the Interpig report, this document is created annually and examines the relative costs of pig meat production right up to farmgate level in selected countries. All these figures in this edition relate to 2016.

22 May 2018

The pig building ventilation guide aims to help producers provide optimum indoor living conditions for pigs, thereby improving health, welfare and production efficiency, through a better understanding of the principles of ventilation and types of system available

6 November 2018

Includes accurate, independent and transparent information on potato markets and prices. Regardless of market conditions, we can ensure that the market information we provide equips our levy payers and stakeholders with the information needed to make the best possible business decisions.